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police are investigating a stab at a school in radnor. >> officials say a former kitchen worker attacked a current employee at the hebrew academy on south bryn mawr avenue. that's where annie mccormick is live with the latest on the man in custody. annie. >> reporter: and sarah and rick williams at this point it's not clear how the former employee got back on the school's campus, we don't know if he was fired at one point or what the altercation was about. according to police the entire incident was wrapped up in 20 minutes thanks to the alert victim and of quick actions by the school. we were told no students were in danger. just before 10:00 a.m., radnor police received an alert that someone was stabbed inside the hebrew academy. a former kitchen employee confronted a current kitchen
employee and words were exchanged. >> the former employee took out a knife and stabbed the current employee. >> reporter: the victim suffered cuts to the head and neck, the victim threw bleach in the suspect's face. >> we had idea that he was getting on the septa high speed line. the train was stopped in haverford and police responded they took that video into custody. >> reporter: police say they recovered a weapon a knife and the suspect had cut and blood idea hands. there were no children near the incident when it occurred and radnor police comemedded --
commented the school for how -- commended the school for how they handled the incident. after lockdown, the school went back to normal. the suspect is at bryn mawr hospital, the victim is at penn presbyterian trauma center. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." rick williams and sarah. >> thanks, annie. we're following developing news from montgomery county one person is dead after a fiery explosion in audubon. a massive cleanup is underway after raw sewage and powered powder spilled across the neighborhood. >> reporter: this is a complex scene, accidents investigates are trying to piece together what happened here this morning. we know there were two vehicles involved, a tanker truck and another tractor-trailer. at some point the trailer of
the second vehicle disconnected from the tractor but officials have not determined if that happened before or after the crash. the driver of the tanker truck was pronounced at the scene. they are trying to locate family members. >> our entire floor lit up with and the house shook. >> reporter: neighbors felt the impact at 6:00 a.m. two tractor-trailer hit head on. >> a car came down the street, call 911 something blew up. >> reporter: drums of dry cosmetic powder spilled all over park avenue and ignited. the other vehicle was a tanker truck carrying raw sewage. the driver of the tanker truck was trapped in the vehicle the driver of the box truck was not injured saturday of the
collision. >> reporter: firefighters responded first using dry powder then water to put out the flames. neighbors were told to shelter in place and county haz/mat crews were on scene. you could see the firefighters getting sprayed down, this was out of an abundancance of -- abundance of caution the materials were not deemed hazardous. >> you would cough if you breathed it in just like you would any powdery substance. >> reporter: neighbors say it's common that tractor-trailers use the road and speed is a problem. this is a residential neighborhood, but it's a main thoroughfare if you look here live, the cleanup is underway. the tanker was transporting the sewage south of the accident site. the sewage spill was limited still a lot of cleanup left to
do, the road will be closed until this evening, as to whether any charges are filed. that depends on the course of the investigation it's too early to know. live in audubon, channel 6 "action news." >> a funeral service is underway this noon for freddie gray the man who died while in police custody in ballot more. family, friends and our mourners filed into the baptist church this morning. they passed his casket to pay their respects before taking their seats. this is a much different scene from the violent protest that took place over the weekend. the 25-year-old died april 19 after suffering spinal cord injuries while in police custody. we'll have a live report from baltimore at 12:30. the death toll has sure passed 4,000 from the earthquake in nepal. rescuers are racing against time to save people trapped on mount everest. we're getting a closer look at the challenges they are facing
in the country's busy capitol. >> reporter: sarah, secretary of state john kerry announced the u.s. will send $10 million to aid to nepal. there's a huge immediate need for supplies and medics. with bare hands and raw desperation rescuers are digging through the rubble finding survivors and victims. the earthquake hit nepal saturday killing 4,000 people with the death toll rising. in the capitol families camps outside fearing damage from the continuing wave of aftershocks. >> the earth is moving. >> reporter: as more international aid groups make their way to the scene. 150 miles from the epicenter on
mount everest climbers some who are badly injured waiting to be rescued. after the quake triggered this massive avalanche leaving people at base camp not to escape the rushing snow. this whole tent was just moving with the wind and the snow being pelted into it. it was incredibly terrifying. among the 18 killed three americans, marisa eve girawong a medic from new jersey, shown in this facebook photo. tom kaplan from california. picked here in facebook. and groolg -- google executive fredinburg. more than 250 americans are being sheltered at the u.s.
embassy in nepal waiting to be evacuated. coverage of the earthquake in nepal continues at 6abc.com. we have updates and photos and videos from the scene. we have listed charities that are helping the victims of the disaster. find a list and links to are there website at 6abc.com. in other news, police say they busted a scheme to smuggle drugs into a chester county prison. correction officer douglas keck is accused of passing heroin and pills to inmates. he charged $100 per delivery and brought his 4-year-old son along to one of the drug deals. seven other people have been charged including inmates and former cvs employee who allegedly provided the drugs. the philadelphia mother accused of locking her four children in the basement for 15 hours is in police custody and
expected to be charged. police say they will fails four counts of endangering the welfare of a child and other offenses. officials rescued the children from their home in kensington after one of the children called 911. firefighters broke into the second floor window to get into the locked home. the children did not appear to be harmed. officials with the world meeting of families put out a call for volunteers. they expect to need ten thousand volunteers. volunteers must be 18 years or old, they will be subject to screening. the world meeting of families against september 22. we'll have more on the volunteer drive coming up in our next half-hour. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, tornados and flooding slam texas and coming up we get our first look at the damage from the powerful storms. david. >> reporter: we have clouds sweeping down from the north from an area of low pressure. every now and then a pop pop-up
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>> we have breaking news now from the torresdale section of northeast philadelphia. chopper 6hd is over the 3800 block of linden avenue. police right now are looking we're told for two men who posed as philadelphia water department workers and burglarized a home here. a neighbor called this in to report that a resident was talking to one of the suspects at her front door when a second system, another man entered the back of the home and burglarized the up stair portion of the home. burglary here, police looking for the who men who entered the home by posing as philadelphia water department workers. the victim was not injured. again, the male who knocked at the front door is described as a white male thin black hair and
tall. call philadelphia police if you see anything suspicious. we'll monitor the situation and bring you any updates as we get them on air and online at 6abc.com. >> authorities are assessing the damage from storms in texas. many homes were damaged and others evacuated because of rapidly rising floodwaters. there were no reports of any injuries. the long awaited trial for a mass shooter is underway in colorado. james holmes opened fire in a denver movie theater killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in july, 2012. the defense argued he was insane. prosecutors say evidence suggested he knew right from wrong. if he is found to be insane he will be committed to a psychiatric hospital if not he will face life in prison.
dzhokhar tsarnaev's attorney general begin arguing his case today trying to push for life instead of execution. his defense in the sentencing phase is expected to take up to two weeks. meanwhile many people tuned in for bruce jenner's confession, he told diane sawyer he identified as a woman. his children called him a hero and his first wife said she is proud of him for revealing his struggle. >> i'm sure there are plenty of people who don't have the courage to come out at all ever. and they live private dark tortured lives that little tragic. the fact that he did share it with me that first year, i felt
like it was actually at that gift that he gave to me that he trusted me with something to intimate. >> jenner's interview drew the biggest audience for a nonsports event on friday night since 2003. there were 972,000 tweets sent about the broadcast on friday alone. >> loretta lynch has been sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general after a delay that lasted for months. the 55-year-old took the oath this morning with vice president joe biden presiding. the democrats refused to bring up the case for a vote until democrats cut a deal on abortion portion of the bill. she replaces eric holder who steps down after 6 years on the job. a major change with chipotle what the company is removing from the menu today.
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dollar reward for their creation. "action news" team is working on news stoart tonight at 4:00 p.m. let's check in with alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom ahead. >> reporter: coming up at 4 in big talkers a texas college professor explains why he failed an entire class over the bad behavior of two students. she made it through the biggest fight of her life only to be dealt another devastating blow. why a little girl was kicked out of the school she has ever known for missing too many days of school. if you won't believe how long it took a teen to solve the rubik's cube you won't believe it. he set a new world record. we'll be right back.
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gllts meteorologist david murphy is here with a close look at the forecast. how was the weekend? >> reporter: it was a nice weekend, went to a couple of phillies game, saw a win and loss had some good seats, it was fun. >> phillie phanatic's birthday. >> reporter: you'll be bringing your little one to that before too much longer. the kids love that. not much precipitation so far. as we look outside we have sun an clouds are building in thicker now. not that you won't see sun breaking through the temperature has shot up a bit 58 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint 34. wind out of the north at 7 miles per hour. it's possible if we go a little bit later in the afternoon, with he see them pop up a little bit. for now single digits across the region. 56 degrees in trenton. 354 in allentown. 56 in reading. 57 in wilmington and millville.
58 in sea isle city. 62 at the airport in atlantic citiment we're looking at future tracker now we're on the look out for showers. you go up to 3:00 p.m., some of them want to pop in close to philadelphia. some of them getting past the city. they are light and spotty, if you happen to get caught beneath a steadier one for ten or 15 minutes, you could have a steady rain falling. not a whole lot to these 8:00, 9:00 p.m. we dry out and clear out. allentown, 60, clouds and sun spotty showers are possible in the lehigh valley. down the shore in most areas right along the coast we'll stay in the 50s. you saw the low 60 temperature in ac that's inland 20 miles at the airport. we'll go with the idea of clouds with a possible sunny break in philadelphia as well. a very spotty light sprinkle or
shower through the afternoon or early evening high of 63 which is five below average. winds running northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour later in the game. overnight tonight we start to clear out and cool down getting down to 46 degrees a the winds a bit of a factor overnight. as we look at tomorrow, well the system that's bringing us the clouds and sprinkles and showers continues to move away. high pressure replaces it the question wind up with sunshine and milder conditions and breezier conditions, as well. that's not the end of the good news. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. cool a spotty shower today 63. tomorrow close to 70. wednesday up to 74 degrees with very warm and just pleasant conditions in the afternoon. for a couple of days on thursday and friday we'll have a coastal storm going past us, that will spill in cooler air off the ocean, a lot of clouds and showers at times on thursday on friday. if i had to throw a dart at this
police in radnor township delaware county quickly arrested a man following a stabbing at a hebrew school. the former kitchen employee walked in the school and confronted a current employee words were exchanged and things escalated. the victim suffered head and neck wounds and had bleach thrown into his face. >> we had reason to believe he was getting on the high speed line which is close to the school. the train was stopped in haverford and radnor police responded the police took him into custody. >> police have recovered the knife that was used. the suspect had a cut and bloody hand. school officials say children were never in any danger. the suspect is expected to be charged later today after being released from the hospital.